Instructors

Sifu Nathan Hunt

Nathan Hunt is the founder of Elite Academy, and has been in Martial Arts for more than 33 years.


Education: 

M.A. – Security Management, American Military University

B.S. – Criminal Justice, Troy University

A.A. – Business, Troy University


Martial Arts Certifications & Experience:

Kali /Silat & Jun Fan Gung Fu, Full Instructor- Certified by Norris Domangue 


Lakan Guro (Instructor)- Kali/Silat, directly certified under Magulang Na Guro Dan Inosanto


Sifu (Instructor)- Jun Fan Gung Fu/Jeet Kune Do (original art of Bruce Lee), directly certified under Sifu Dan Inosanto


Full Instructor- Kali, Muay Thai and Grappling/Ground Fighting, certified in Guro McFann's Unified Fighting Arts


Coach Level III in Muay Thai, Certified by Arjan Buck Grant


Lakan Guro - Pekiti Tirsia Kali- under Tuhon Rommel Tortal


Army Combatives Instructor Level II, Dept. of the Army


4th Degree Black Belt- Tae Kwon Do, certified by Grandmaster Thomas Tehonica


4rd Degree Black Belt- Hapkido certified by Grandmaster Thomas Tehonica


2nd Degree Black Belt- Combat Hapkido certified by Grandmaster Pelligrini


Expandable Baton Instructor, Certified by the Personal Protection Institute


Handcuffing Instructor, Certified by the Personal Protection Institute


Nathan has taught defensive tactics seminars for the Philadelphia, NY and Govenour, NY Ambulance Company’s training them in essential self-defense skills. He has also taught expandable baton tactics to Newport News Police Department, and defensive tactics NY State troopers. 


Coach Anna Confer

Anna Confer's journey into the Martial Arts world started at the young age of 3, along side her mother. Though she started out with Taekwondo, Anna has pursued mastery in other forms of Martial Arts over her many years of training, learning, and growing.


Coach Anna has a passion for youth, and takes pride in developing their leadership skills and character through martial arts. With her eights years of experience instructing both children and adults, she has established herself as an authority in this field.


Martial Arts Certifications:

4th Degree Black Belt Taekwondo - Kukkiwon


Instructor Level I - Integrated Fighting Concepts

Kali Phase II - Integrated Fighting Concepts

JKD Phase I - Integrated Fighting Concepts


Education:

B.S. - Criminology, Kansas State University

B.S. - Women Studies, Minoring in Queer Studies, Kansas State University


Coach Mom

Mi K Confer has practiced Martial Arts for 21 years, starting her own journey into Martial Arts with her daughter. Her close guidance with children and adults has given her the title of 'Coach Mom' by students of all ages. By leading and helping her own daughter and everyone around her, Coach Mom has expanded into many different skill sets over the years in an effort to maximize children's development in Martial Arts.  


Martial Arts Certification:

4th Degree Black Belt Taekwondo - Kukkiwon